This course is not being offered in 2022. Please view our Science courses for other study options.
This degree will equip you to explore the interconnections between food security, agriculture and the environment, social stability, health, plants and animals, and the sustainable use of resources.
HSC True Reward Early Offer Program
The HSC True Reward early offer program gives school leavers much needed peace of mind, providing an early offer into most courses at Western Sydney University based on Year 11 or Year 12 subject results.
Applications are now open to receive an early offer to begin in 2022.
The Earth needs graduates like you
Opportunities are rapidly emerging for entrepreneurs to lead a new food future. Immersed in an approach that integrates social, economic and environmental values, students will view plant and animal production from consumer contexts to explore personal and community perceptions about food sustainability.
This innovative degree merges topics of agriculture, food and health to empower students to design solutions for international development, community education and the urban–rural interface. Throughout study, engagement with industry and community will inspire students to take action towards a more sustainable food future. The course includes disciplines of natural science, social science and business studies.
In your final year of study, you will undertake a real-world project for a professional client. The project provides you with first-hand professional experience in project management and problem solving.
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As a graduate of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security, you could look forward to career opportunities in:
- International aid
- Biosecurity compliance
- Paddock-to-plate sustainability
- Community development
Agronomists advise farmers, rural industries and government on aspects of farming, develop techniques for increasing productivity, and study and develop plans and policies for the management of crops.
Research Scientists plan and carry out experiments, analyse results and data, present your findings in scientific journals, carry out fieldwork, develop new products or apply new discoveries, test materials and teach and lecture.
Organic Farmers plan, organise, control, coordinate, and perform farming operations to grow organic crops.
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Online Short Courses Information Session
Looking to upskill, pursue a new career or challenge yourself by learning something new? Our online short courses will give you the skills and knowledge to take the next step in your career – or give you the academic credit to pursure futher study in a relevant area.
To find out more about Online Short Courses offered at Western, please attend our Online Short Courses Information Session on Wednesday 22 September at 5pm.
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.